Research Professor, Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico
Interim Director, Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions
Chair, UNM main campus Institutional Review Board (IRB)
jtonigan@unm.edu
(505) 925-2384

Educational Psychology, University of New Mexico, 1989

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I am especially interested in behavior change in mutual-help programs. Current research activities include study of the: (1) meta-analytic combining of mutual help studies, (2) longitudinal relationships between AA attendance, commitment to AA-related practices, and outcome, (3) role of AA-specific and non-specific behavior change mechanisms in explaining outcome, (4) distinctions between abstinence and sobriety in AA, and (4) the role of psychopathology in mediating AA-related practices and outcome. I am also interested in the measurement of treatment outcome, readiness for change, and the application of advanced statistical techniques to model behavior changes over time.

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